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During the Depression, the federal government employed writers in the Writers' Program of the Works Projects Administration (WPA) to compile the first comprehensive guidebooks to the United States, the American Guide Series. Guides were published for the 48 states, Alaska, and countless cities. This category is for waymarking places referred to in the series.
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American Guide SeriesOuter Quadrangle - Stanford, California

in American Guide Series

The Outer Quadrangle forms the core of Stanford University Buildings. It is located facing the Oval as one comes in the main university entrance on Palm Drive.

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location: California

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesStanford Stables - Stanford, California

in American Guide Series

The Stanford Red Barn is the heart of the Stables Area. This expansive area has several equine memorial statues, covered riding areas and jumping areas.

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location: California

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesButterfly Factory - Lincoln RI

in American Guide Series

Built in 1811, the factory has been substantially altered and now a residential property.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesLincoln Woods Reservation - Lincoln RI

in American Guide Series

Started with the purchase of 71 acres in 1908, the park opened on February 12, 1909, Abraham Lincoln's birthday.

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location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesEleazer Whipple House - Lincoln RI

in American Guide Series

Mowry Tavern was on the crossroads from Providence to Worcester and a place for the stage coaches to stop to change horses.

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location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSite of the John Slater Mansion - North Smithfield RI

in American Guide Series

John Slater, the developer and owner of the Slatersville Mills, once lived at this location.

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location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSaint Francis Cemetery - Pawtucket RI

in American Guide Series

Huge cemetery with well over 38,000 interments

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location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesPeople's Park - Pawtucket RI

in American Guide Series

A beautiful park with a great baseball field

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location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMauthurin Ballou House - Lincoln RI

in American Guide Series

Built in 1710 is actually on Westwood Rd which is the way Parker St originally went.

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location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesBarney's Pond - Lincoln RI

in American Guide Series

If it were winter, I can imagine seeing kids skating here.

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location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSpaulding House - Lincoln RI

in American Guide Series

Located on River St neat the Blackstone Canal in Lincoln.

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location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesFriends Meeting-House - Lincoln RI

in American Guide Series

The Meetinghouse dates back to 1745, with the rear section built in 1703.

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location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesEleazer Arnold Tavern - Lincoln RI

in American Guide Series

Great stone ender built in 1687.

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location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMoffet Mill - Lincoln RI

in American Guide Series

Built in 1812. the mill served as a machine shop and then a shoe-lace and braid factory.

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location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesHearthside - Lincoln RI

in American Guide Series

A private residence until 1996, when the town of Lincoln purchased the property and it is a museum now.

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location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMoshassuck River Bridge - Lincoln RI

in American Guide Series

Concrete arch bridge that spans the Moshassuck River.

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location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMission San Luis Ray De Francia - Oceanside, CA

in American Guide Series

This is one of two missions located inside of San Diego County.

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location: California

date approved: 4/27/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesHearst Castle - San Simeon, CA

in American Guide Series

One of the most visited places in the state of California.

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location: California

date approved: 4/27/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCarnegie Institute Laboratory - Stanford, California

in American Guide Series

The Carnegie institution of Washington, located at Stanford University, focuses on the study of Plant Biology and Global Ecology.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 4/27/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesResidence of the University President - Stanford, California

in American Guide Series

Also known as The Knoll, this is a beautiful, 2-story building. There is a main center wing with a second floor balcony deck and two wings angling out from the main wing.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 4/27/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesAllied Arts Guild - Menlo Park, California

in American Guide Series

Allied Arts Guild is a complex of artist studios, shops, restaurant, and gardens in Menlo Park, California. It is used as a venue for both public and private events.

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location: California

date approved: 4/27/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesNotre Dame College - Belmont, California

in American Guide Series

College of Notre Dame is now known as Notre Dame de Namur University and is the third oldest college in California and the first college in the state authorized to grant the baccalaureate degree to women.

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location: California

date approved: 4/27/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesStanford Mausoleum - Stanford, California

in American Guide Series

The Stanford Mausoleum is the resting place for the Stanford Family. It resides in a secluded location on the Stanford campus.

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location: California

date approved: 4/27/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesTomb of Henry J. Lathrop - Stanford, California

in American Guide Series

Henry J. Lathrop was the brother of Mrs. Leland Stanford, wife of Senator Leland Stanford, the founder of Stanford University.

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location: California

date approved: 4/27/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesRoble Hall - Stanford, California

in American Guide Series

Roble Hall is a dormitory at Stanford University. It was built in 1917 to house women students. It is the oldest dormitory at Stanford that is still in use as a dormitory. It takes its name from the Spanish word for oak tree.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 4/27/2016

last visited: never

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